We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 83 Colorado schools made our rankings. View Rankings
One of the states with flexibility from No Child Left Behind mandates, Colorado tests students via state assessments that cover math, reading, writing and science. Colorado has programs to help homeless students, create drug-free schools and promote nutrition education, according to the Colorado Department of Education.
There are 83 Colorado schools ranked in 2013 among the U.S. News Best High Schools, including 15 gold medal schools, 24 silver medal schools and 44 bronze medal schools. One of Colorado's top-ranked secondary schools is Peak to Peak Charter School, located within the Boulder Valley School District, which is about a 40-minute drive from the state capital of Denver.
Top Ranked CO Schools
To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.#1
800 MERLIN DR, LAFAYETTE, CO 80026#2
1800 SOUTH LEMAY AVE, FORT COLLINS, CO 80525#3
1832 SOUTH WAHSATCH, COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80906#4
725 WEST COLORADO AVE, TELLURIDE, CO 81435#5
10359 WEST NASSAU AVE, DENVER, CO 80235#6
574 WEST 6TH AVE, DENVER, CO 80204#7
1515 GREENBRIAR BLVD, BOULDER, CO 80305#8
7111 MONTVIEW BLVD, DENVER, CO 80220#9
2000 VALENCIA ST, DENVER, CO 80235#10
9300 EAST UNION AVE, GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO 80111
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CO by the Numbers
Districts 182 High Schools 458 Full-Time Teachers 14,560 Students Enrolled 268,923
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The Jefferson County School District R-1 supports 32 high schools that serve 27,956 students.
There are 37 high schools among the Denver Public Schools that serve 21,662 students.
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